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Help needed with ps3 drive decryptor

sdobbie

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Hi everyone, I am using the ps3 hdd decryptor mentioned in this forum but it always says that ps3.img is not found even though its right there in the folder with the program. The image is from a hard drive which the ps3 can't read anymore and it contains really precious memories from years ago which I really need to get back.

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It looks like the error you're getting from hdd_decrypt may just be inaccurate. I tested and I get that error if what I'm passing as the encrypted HDD img isn't an encrypted HDD img. Are you sure that HDD img is encrypted? It's also possible some other error is being hit and you are getting that same fall back error message.
 

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It looks like the error you're getting from hdd_decrypt may just be inaccurate. I tested and I get that error if what I'm passing as the encrypted HDD img isn't an encrypted HDD img. Are you sure that HDD img is encrypted? It's also possible some other error is being hit and you are getting that same fall back error message.
It definitely is a hard drive image obtained from the PS3 drive using DD in Linux. Sadly, I had initialised the disk in Windows before I had learned that the PS3 encrypts the drives so maybe I have buggered the filesystem to an extent.
 
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